How to get rid of Picexa from PC?
Picexa is promoted as a helpful tool for viewing pictures. Moreover, it will promise you to boost the speed of your PC. In fact, the software is categorized as a PUP and adware program. In this post you find full information how to remove Picexa malware fully.
Picexa adware has been brutally infecting lots of internet browsers today. The adware is extremely dangerous, since it causes a lot of unwanted redirections of your browsers to random webpages, which are often quite malicious. Furthermore, the PUP gathers non-personally identifiable information, for instance, location, IP addresses, banking information, etc.
How does Picexa get into my system?
Keep in mind that Picexa virus is bundled with regular cost-free programs. Therefore, if you spend a plenty of time on the Web and often install free software, we will recommend you always pay more attention to the data contained in the EULAs (End User License Agreements) related to all these additional applications of your choice. If you find some suspicious extra, please delete it right away.
How to remove Picexa?
If you detect Picexa and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Picexa:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Picexa in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):